MPhil/PhD Degrees in Biological Sciences

Departmental Regulations for MPhil/PhD Degree Programmes

1.0 General Provisions

The Department of Biological Sciences offers the MPhil and the PhD Degrees by supervised research only. General Regulations shall apply.

2.0 Entrance Requirements

2.1 Entrance requirements are in accordance with General Academic Regulation 50.0.

2.2 When applying for the MPhil/PhD Degree Programme, a candidate must first discuss the proposed programme with the Department. The applicant must also submit an acceptable outline of research to be conducted with application forms. Applicants may be expected to present themselves for an interview before the Department makes a final decision on their applications.

3.0 Programme of Study

The programme of study shall be as specified in the General Academic Regulations.

4.0 Thesis regulations and examinations shall be as specified in the General Academic Regulations.

5.0 Programme Structure

BIO800 Supervised Research and Thesis in Biological Sciences (MPhil)

BIO900 Supervised Research and Thesis in Biological Sciences (PhD